A new Eurovision Song Contest has reached its end, and we have found a new winner. For the first time in history, Portugal can take the trophy home with the gentle, jazzy ballad “Amar pelos dois”, performed by Salvador Sobral. What impact, if any, will it have for the future of Eurovision? Continue reading Amar pelos dois – a turning point for Eurovision?
The shows are rapidly approaching, and as we write there is less than a week to the first semi final. However, I still have six songs to go through before it is too late. I want to say sorry for the delay – even if one of the contestants today is not sorry, but back to that later. Let us first have a look at the Bulgarian song. Continue reading Songcheck 2016: Bulgaria, Sweden, Italy
Last time I went through the Swiss song for Eurovision 2004, “Celebrate”, performed by Piero and the MusicStars, and now I will continue my journey through the songs that scored no points at all in the contest. Today I have reached the Swedish 1963 entry “En gång i Stockholm” by Monica Zetterlund.